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22 May 2024 Morning Biz News: Regional Insights: Africa’s Economic Dynamics and Global Market Trends

  As the global economy continues to navigate through uncertain waters, recent developments across key African economies shed light on both challenges and opportunities within the region. From discussions on trade facilitation to monetary policy adjustments, here's a comprehensive overview of the latest business news shaping the landscape: 1. Unlocking Commerce Potential in East and Southern Africa Addressing the 39th Regional Steering Group (RSG) Meeting of the World Customs Organization […]

todayMay 22, 2024 5

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21 May 2024 Morning Biz News: Let’s Explore the Latest Financial Developments

    In the dynamic landscape of business and finance, staying updated with the latest news and market movements is essential. Here's a snapshot of recent noteworthy events in the realm of commerce and investment: Let she go Holdings Namibia's Successful N$260 Million Offering Let she go Holdings Namibia recently made waves by issuing a N$260 million three-year senior unsecured social note on the Namibian Stock Exchange. This move garnered […]

todayMay 21, 2024 8

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14 May 2024 Morning Biz News: Namibian Ports Authority Hits Record 8 Million Tonnes Cargo Milestone, Rand Strengthens Amid Dollar Decline: Key Financial Highlight

Namibian Ports Authority Hits Record 8 Million Tonnes Cargo Milestone The Namibian Ports Authority (NAMPORT) has achieved a significant milestone in its fiscal year ending on March 31, 2024, by managing a staggering 8 million tonnes of cargo. This achievement marks a notable 4% increase from the previous year's record of 7.7 million tonnes, as reported by The Brief. Elias Mwenyo, NAMPORT's Executive for Commercial Services, attributed this remarkable feat […]

todayMay 14, 2024 14

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13 May 2024 Morning Biz News: Namibia Sees Sharp Decline in Private Sector Credit, Rand Stable Ahead of U.S. Data Release, Oil Prices Slide Amidst Economic Concerns: Financial Update

Private Sector Credit Disbursements in Namibia Witness Sharp Decline: Official data has revealed a significant downturn in private sector credit disbursements in Namibia over the past year. The figures indicate a notable 65.7% decrease, with disbursements totaling N$1.44 billion compared to N$4.21 billion issued during the preceding equivalent period. The normalized cumulative credit outstanding, excluding interbank swaps and accounting for non-resident private sector claims, stands at N$112.7 billion, as reported […]

todayMay 13, 2024 13

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23 April 2024, Moring Biz News: Biz News Update: Key Developments in Agriculture, Currency Markets, and Commodities

  Namibian Cereal Production Faces Significant Decline: The Ministry of Agriculture, Water, and Land Reform in Namibia has projected a substantial decrease in cereal production, primarily due to unpredictable rainfall patterns and prolonged dry spells. The commercial farming sector is particularly affected, with an estimated harvest of only 35,200 metric tons. This marks a drastic 68% decrease compared to last season's production levels, highlighting the challenges faced by the agricultural […]

todayApril 23, 2024 12

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22 April 2024 Morning Biz News: MortgageMarket Expands Horizons: Launches Operations in Namibia, Spearheading Accessible Home Loans Beyond South Africa

MortgageMarket, a pioneering online home-loan marketplace platform based in South Africa, has embarked on an ambitious expansion strategy by launching operations in Namibia. Founded in 2019 by Tim Akinnusi, a seasoned banking executive, the platform has revolutionized the process of securing financing for property acquisitions, catering to the needs of customers, property developers, and estate agents alike. The move into Namibia marks a significant milestone for MortgageMarket, as it extends […]

todayApril 22, 2024 13

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11-18 April 2024 Weekly Economics Wrap: Insights from Around the Globe

Namibian Financial Landscape: The Bank of Namibia has decided to maintain the repo rate at 7.75 percent, signaling a cautious approach to monetary policy amid economic uncertainties. Sanlam Namibia reported significant growth in assets, reaching N$4.6 billion in 2023. CEO Tertius Stears expressed confidence in the company's performance, anticipating further growth in policy liabilities. Developments in South Africa: The South African rand experienced depreciation against the U.S. dollar amidst escalating […]

todayApril 18, 2024 9

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18 April 2024 Morning Biz News: Latest Financial Indicators and Business News Recap

Bank of Namibia Maintains Repo Rate: The Bank of Namibia has announced its decision to keep the repo rate steady at 7.75 percent, alongside a stable prime lending rate of 11.50 percent. This marks the second monetary policy announcement by the BoN this year, indicating a cautious approach to economic management. South Africa Sees Decrease in Consumer Inflation: Consumer inflation in South Africa saw a slight decrease in March, falling […]

todayApril 18, 2024 13

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15 April 2024 Morning Biz News: Transforming Elizabeth Bay: Standard Bank’s Energy Park Initiative

In a bid to ignite infrastructure growth and leverage Namibia's resource potential, Standard Bank has unveiled an ambitious plan to rebrand Elizabeth Bay into an Energy Park, as reported by The Brief. This strategic move is poised to reshape the landscape of Elizabeth Bay, a mining community nestled 25 kilometers south of Lüderitz on Namibia's southern coast. The vision behind the Energy Park initiative extends beyond mere revitalization; it aims […]

todayApril 15, 2024 22